Military Alumni

Military Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

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Honored Military Alumni

Brooke Foster
Brooke Foster Class of 2003
Army, 4 Years
Combat Medic OIF 06-07
Bryan Davis
Bryan Davis Class of 2001
Marine Corps, 15 Years
Currently still serving
Christopher.M Grilo
Christopher.M Grilo Class of 1988
Army, 17 Years
Iam SSG ,Miltarypoliceman in the reserves now Have served during desertstrom , Haiti, Bosnia,Kosovo,Post 9-11 ground zero serch&recovery, Iraq 03' invasion 04', Italy ,El Salvador, and Iraq again
christopher.m.grilo Class of 1988
Army, 18 Years
Military ploice, Have served in middle east, europe,central america, US. For war zones , midle east, Bosnia ,Kosovo, and Iraq. While serving in Kosovo Meet President Bush during his visit we spoke about port charlotte.Here during 9-11 attacks in new york I reenlisted because america was at war. After returning to states month after I volenteered down at ground zero to help with recovery. Later perpared to go to afganistan but headed to Kuwait late 02' prepare for the start of war went accross on day 1
Daniel Gay changed to Spencer
Daniel Gay changed to Spencer Class of 1994
Air Force, 14 Years
It has been great I've been all around the world. Met my wife 10 yrs ago and have two great kids. Life is good.
David Meyers
David Meyers Class of 1988
Navy, 20+ Years
Currently returned fron Serving over in Iraq as Logistic HQ Alpha Forward. Petty Officer First Class Equipment Operator
Diana Martinez
Diana Martinez Class of 2000
Army, 2 Years
Supply Specialist,
Erik Brown
Erik Brown Class of 1986
Navy, 4 Years
US Navy Fireman and Damage Control Specialist.
Greg McPeek
Greg McPeek Class of 1988
Navy, 6 Years
Navy Submarine-SSN 706- Nuclear reactor operator during 1991 Gulf War.
John Hoeben
John Hoeben Class of 1984
Navy, 6 Years
Naval Hospital Jax/Naval Air Station JAX Naval Hospital Balboa, San Diego Naval Hospital Portsmouth, Va. 1st Marine Expeditionary Force Field Corpsman- Operation Desert Shield/Storm, Saudia Arabia Naval Hospital Portsmouth, Va. Honorable discharge
Justin Davis
Justin Davis Class of 2002
Marine Corps, 12 Years
Currently still serving
Major Jaime Evans Woodard
Major Jaime Evans Woodard Class of 1993
Army, 12 Years
White House Communications Agency Washington D.C.
Randall Benefield
Randall Benefield Class of 1982
Air Force, 20+ Years
Entered Basic Training in Jan of 1985 as a ground Radio Communications Technician as an Airman Basic (E-1). Retired 1 Jan 2012 as a Senior Master Sergeant (E-8) as a Cyber Maintenance Superintendent. Served in Philippines, South Korea, Florida, Guam, Mississippi, Japan, Germany, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bosnia i Herzegovnia (Former Yugoslavia) and Iraq. He culminated his military career by serving as Superintendent of Ground Communication Systems for Headquarters Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Agency in San Antonio Texas, from Nov 2006 to Dec 2011.
Randall Benefield
Randall Benefield Class of 1982
Air Force, 20+ Years
Superintendent, Ground Communication Systems at HQ Air Force ISR Agency, San Antonio Texas. Deployed to Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bosnia and Iraq. Will be retiring in 13 months at 26 years of service.
Rick McCandless
Rick McCandless Class of 1989
Air Force, 6 Years
Served 6 yrs active duty in the Air Force.
Shelby Robinson
Shelby Robinson Class of 2009
Navy, 9 Years
Active Duty Hospital Corpsman
Tara Ashlock
Tara Ashlock Class of 2000
Navy, 2 Years
Deck seaman and divisonal yomen
Terrin Elshire
Terrin Elshire Class of 2006
Army, 8 Years
SGT Elshire has served in the Army for 8 years has been stationed in South korea, fort Riley ks, fort Gordon and first Stewart ga, and Germany
Tim Anderson
Tim Anderson Class of 1986
Army, 20+ Years
Served as a Small Arms Weapons Repair, in various postions from Squad leader to First Sargeant. served in Germany, FT Drum NY, FT Riley KS, Aberdeen Proving Ground MD, Camp Casey Korea, Somala, Iraq,
Todd Chalmers
Todd Chalmers Class of 1988
Army, 20+ Years
Sergeant First Class

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